Tag Archives: anxiety

Mental health professionals provide 5 ways to limit your election anxiety

Health Opinions If you feel like you’ve been in a 10-round fight during this election cycle, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, nearly 70 percent of people say that they are experiencing a significant amount of election anxiety — up from 52 percent in 2016. The COVID-19 pandemic—coupled… Read More »

Tips to Avoid Depression and Anxiety during Coronavirus Pandemic

Tips to Avoid Depression and Anxiety during Coronavirus Pandemic Tips to Avoid Depression and Anxiety during Coronavirus Pandemic : The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID 19) has given sleepless nights to everyone on the planet. While the presidents and prime ministers of countries across the globe are making efforts to slow down the spread and… Read More »

Improved Screening for Perinatal Depression and Anxiety, But What Now?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) now recommends screening for perinatal depression and anxiety, stating that “clinicians screen patients at least once during the perinatal period for depression and anxiety symptoms using a standard, validated tool.”   Approximately 40 states have instituted guidelines and recommendations regarding screening for perinatal depression; however, we are… Read More »

Abilify for postpartum anxiety

The objective is to provide an overview of the clinical features, prognosis, differential diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of postpartum psychosis. The authors searched Medline —, PsycInfo —, Toxnet, and PubMed databases using the key words postpartum psychosis, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, organic psychosis, pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, and electroconvulsive therapy. A clinical case is used to facilitate… Read More »